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CLAIRE'S KNEE

Le genou de Claire

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Directed by Éric Rohmer
France, 1970
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Diplomat Jérôme, on a resort vacation, meets teenager Claire. Though engaged to be married, Jérôme falls hopelessly in love with Claire’s knee. Realizing that to be revealed as a fetishist would be ruinous for him, Jérôme does not act upon his obsession, but longs to fulfill his yearnings…

Synopsis

Diplomat Jérôme, on a resort vacation, meets teenager Claire. Though engaged to be married, Jérôme falls hopelessly in love with Claire’s knee. Realizing that to be revealed as a fetishist would be ruinous for him, Jérôme does not act upon his obsession, but longs to fulfill his yearnings…

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Claire's KneeDirected byÉric Rohmer

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Awards & Festivals

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National Board of Review
1972 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globes (USA)
1972 | Nominee: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1971 | 3rd place: Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics Awards
1971 | Winner: Best Film
1971 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Director

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